Archive for March, 2008

One good deed deserves another – Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Monday, March 31st, 2008

A Belgrade landlord found more than dirt when he was cleaning out some furniture last week. He found a chunk of prime real estate. DEIRDRE EITEL /CHRONICLE Michael Mattson found this original homestead document in the used dresser he bought to …

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She had a gun, but he proposed anyway – Anchorage Daily News

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

But don’t get the wrong idea. Mary and Luke were married in December after a courtship of nearly two years, most of which they spent 10,000 miles apart. The couple met at the ceremonial start of the Iditarod in March 2006 after a series of e-mails …

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the dismal science – Slate

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

For many years a huge Manila garbage dump known as Smokey Mountain was a favorite media symbol of Third World poverty. Several thousand men, women, and children lived on that dump–enduring the stench, the flies, and the toxic waste in order to make …

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From the backcountry to the building zoo – High County News

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

The summer after graduating from college, we shared the best job in the world. Armed with a GPS unit, a digital camera and the keys to an electric-blue Dodge Durango, we were charged with tracking down and evaluating the condition of historic …

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